直接专业委聘

 

一般公众人士须经律师转介才可委聘执业大律师。大律师与案件当事人保持距离,有助维持大律师的公正无私及独立性。然而,大律师在大律师行为守则许可的情况下可以接受某些特定范畴的专业人士,如会计师、工程师、公司秘书、仲裁员、评税顾问、测量师、申诉专员、法律援助服务局、个人资料私隐专员、地产代理监管局、平等机会委员会、金融纠纷调解中心的直接委聘。这称之为「直接专业委聘」。

有关《大律师行为守则》(Bar Code) 附件四认可之专业人士及机构,请参阅以下(只备英文版本):

 

List of Bodies or Persons Authorised by Custom or the Bar Council to Instruct Counsel Directly

List of Recognised Direct Access Bodies

Recommended Standard Terms of Engagement of a Practising Barrister Undertaking Direct Access Work

Recommended Standard Terms of Engagement of a Practising Barrister Undertaking Direct Access Work

Direct Access Rules and Recommended Standard Terms of Engagement of a Practising Barrister Undertaking Direct Access Work for Arbitrators

Direct Access Rules and Recommended Standard Terms of Engagement of a Practising Barrister Undertaking Direct Access Work for Members of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong

Recommended Standard Terms of Engagement of a Practising Barrister Undertaking Direct Access Work for Members of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors

Recommended Standard Terms of Engagement of a Practising Barrister Undertaking Direct Access Work for the Office of the Ombudsman

Recommended Standard Terms of Engagement of a Practising Barrister Undertaking Direct Access Work for the Legal Aid Services Council

Recommended Standard Terms of Engagement of a Practising Barrister Undertaking Direct Access Work for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data

Recommended Standard Terms of Engagement of a Practising Barrister Undertaking Direct Access Work for the Estate Agents Authority

Recommended Standard Terms of Engagement of a Practising Barrister Undertaking Direct Access Work for the Equal Opportunities Commission

Recommended Standard Terms of Engagement of a Barrister Undertaking Direct Access Work for Members of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers

Recommended Standard Terms of Engagement of a Practising Barrister Undertaking Direct Professional Access Work for Members of the Financial Dispute Resolution Centre